Origin of Messiah
Examples from the Web for messiahship
There could be no crime in the claim of Messiahship or divine Sonship, except that claim was false.Jesus the Christ|James Edward Talmage
He regarded the spiritual Messiahship as a divinely appointed means to this end.Christianity and Modern Thought|Various
Synoptics: He did not announce his Messiahship until late in his ministry.The Christ|John Eleazer Remsburg
He pointed John to the fulfilment of these prophecies in proof of his Messiahship.Usury|Calvin Elliott
“The messiahship 85 rests on demonstration,” and everything else follows from that on authority.An American Religious Movement|Winfred Ernest Douglas
Word Origin for Messiah
c.1300, Messias, from Late Latin Messias, from Greek Messias, from Aramaic meshiha and Hebrew mashiah "the anointed" (of the Lord), from mashah "anoint." This is the word rendered in Septuagint as Greek Khristos (see Christ). In Old Testament prophetic writing, it was used of an expected deliverer of the Jewish nation. The modern English form represents an attempt to make the word look more Hebrew, and dates from the Geneva Bible (1560). Transferred sense of "an expected liberator or savior of a captive people" is attested from 1660s.
For Jews (see also Jews) and Christians (see also Christian), the promised “anointed one” or Christ; the Savior. Christians believe that Jesus was the Messiah who delivered mankind from its sins. Jews believe that the Messiah has not yet come.
In Judaism and Christianity, the promised “anointed one” or Christ; the Savior. Christians (see also Christian) believe that Jesus was the Messiah who delivered mankind from original sin (see also original sin). Jews (see also Jews) believe that the Messiah has not yet come.
An oratorio by George Frederick Handel on the life of Jesus. Written for solo singers, chorus, and orchestra, it contains the “Hallelujah Chorus.” In the United States, it is often sung during the Christmas season.